Home Builders

Different digital strategies are put in place at various levels of the sales funnel. At ONeil we’ve spent years developing a strategy that directly correlates to a home buyer’s journey. From the beginning, when they might not even know that they want to buy a new home, to the end when they’re handed the keys, […]

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M/I Homes Virtual Reality Headset

| Molly White

Technology today is amazing. I am a sucker for the shiniest brightest objects on the market and I’m passing on that love to my kids. Any day of the week I’d take a new piece of technological wonder over jewelry. Currently, I find myself waffling between wanting the new MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or IPad […]

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The transition and embracing of digital tools, technology and advertising is no longer an option, it’s a must do if you want to succeed in the new post Covid-19 world. The timeline for adoption has been fast tracked. The time is now. For lots of people, adopting and understanding new technology is frustratingly hard experience […]

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Importance of Organic Search Presence

| Stacey Titemore

SEO is more than just the organic traffic coming to your website. It’s also about search presence, how a business appears in the organic search results. With the recent uptick in online activity and the shift in online consumer behavior, a businesses search presence should be a top priority for marketers now more than ever. […]

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Mid-April 2020 Builder Web Trends

| Molly White

I told you I’d be watching the trends to see what the collective Google Analytics data was telling us and you guys… it’s GOOD. Like really good! Prospective home buyers are on builder websites and they’re showing genuine interest in the product. There’s increased ad inventory so the cost is going down but the amount […]

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All too often we take over marketing for builders and find that they were previously using the homepage of their website as the place where all traffic was directed from Google, Facebook, Bing and other online marketing efforts. While the homepage of your website should provide a quick synopsis of who you are and what […]

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Adaptation: A Few Words on Embracing Change

| Megan English

ad·ap·ta·tion /ˌadapˈtāSH(ə)n/ a change or the process of change by which an organism or species becomes better suited to its environment. 2020 has brought a lot of change. I could end this blog with that statement alone and feel confident I’ve made my point. However, it’s not the act of the world around us becoming […]

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DIGITAL MARKETING TRENDS FOR HOMEBUILDERS The first quarter of 2020 was a doozy but we made it through! January and February were very strong months for builder digital marketing. And honestly, they stayed strong through March. As we look at the data and the trends that emerge from our new normal, the story that is […]

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Last week Megan and I hosted the first edition of our new series of Facebook Live’s discussing the state of builder web traffic during Covid-19. Thankfully, most of our clients are located in states in which building is considered an essential business, as it should be. On March 12, most of the country began efforts […]

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Introducing Homefiniti Analytics

| Dennis O'Neil

Accurate business metrics have never been more important. In the last couple weeks there have been many conversations and opinions about what is actually happening in the housing market. Is traffic up or down? Are leads up or down? Are form completions of the generic variety, or are prospects actually inquiring about your communities and […]

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Update Your Website for More Online Shopping

| Molly White

While we are all doing our best to practice social distancing, a lot of people are staying home. They are cooped up with their families and taking an extra close look at their surroundings. Anyone who was contemplating a move in the near future will definitely want to move after being at home for so […]

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The strategies behind Home builder marketing efforts on Facebook and Google continue to shift as both companies continue to increase the power of their AI. In January, Facebook released a way for users to see what information it tracks and gathers from people when they’re not on Facebook. You can check out your own data […]

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Overall the third quarter of 2019 looked good on both Facebook and Google. Megan and Dennis recently had the opportunity to travel to Facebook to continue to build ONeil Interactive’s relationship as an official Facebook Marketing Partner. While our Search Conversion manager has been hard at work optimizing campaigns to be in accordance with the […]

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All design is a demonstration of values. The website design process involves decisions on the arrangement of information and assets. The decisions on the placement, prominence, and presence of an element are a manifestation of what you value, how you see your customer, and what you think they want, or should want, to experience. If we […]

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